PetroTiger Atty, Co-Founder Get Probation In FCPA Case

Law360, Newark (September 10, 2015, 5:23 PM EDT) -- The former attorney and co-founder of PetroTiger Ltd. who were charged in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case that brought down its CEO were sentenced during separate hearings in federal court in New Jersey on Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Joseph Irenas imposed two-year sentences of probation for now-disbarred lawyer Gregory Weisman, who testified against CEO Joseph Sigelman at trial in June, and supervised release for Knut Hammarskjold, who co-founded PetroTiger with Sigelman and helped the company expand into the South America oil market. 

Weisman and Hammarskjold and Sigelman, who accepted a plea deal that halted his trial in June and was...

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